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Bio

Juliana Silva was born in Colombia. She is a visual artist, art educator, and researcher. She received her Master of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University of Art & Design, and Bachelor of Fine Arts  from The National University of Colombia, as well as, participated in an academic exchange at Concordia University in Montreal. Silva was an artist in residence at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in 2016. She has been exhibiting her work since 2002, in Colombia, as well as in Canada. Silva works with sculpture, installation, photography, painting, and animation. Throughout her exploration of multimedia, Silva investigates ways in which meaning is conveyed through objects, materiality, and their cultural and political histories.

 

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Juliana Silva (Colombia, 1980)

EDUCATION

2017    Master of Fine Arts, Emily Carr University of Arts & Design, Vancouver, CA.

2005    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Co.

2003    Exchange student in Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montréal, CA.

 

AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS / RESIDENCES

2018    16th Regional Salon of Artist,Colombian Ministry of Culture, Grant Recipient, Co

2016    Banff Artist in Residence (Independent Residency – BAiR), Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, CA.

2016    Graduate Research Award, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, CA.

2015    Colfuturo Fellowship Recipient, Co.

2003    Honorable Mention, 10th Regional Salon of Artists, Bucaramanga, Co.

 

EXHIBITIONS 

One Person Exhibitions

2018    Ropa Blanca, Museo La Bagatela, Cúcuta, Co.

2018    Ropa Blanca, Site-specific installation, Vancouver Latin American Film Festival, Vancouver, CA.

2014    Sumptuary Objects, Cámara de Comercio, Bucaramanga, Co

2012    Recipes for Happiness, Galería Leopold Sedar SENGHOR, Alliance Francaise, Bucaramanga, Co

Group Exhibitions

2018    Intertwined, Michael O’Brian Exhibition Commons, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, CA.

2018   The Open Seam, Cali Cultural Center, Cali, Co

2018   Female Iconography, Sala Macaregua, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Co

2017    A Cabinet of Curiosities, Elissa Cristall Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2017    Grad Show 2017, Charles Scott Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2017    Master of Fine Arts Thesis exhibition, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, CA

2016    WHITINSIGHT, Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, CA

2015    Ten Years of the Young Talents Program, Cámara de Comercio, Bucaramanga, Co

2015    No Copyright, Instituto Municipal de Cultura. Bucaramanga, Co.

2014    Meeting Point: Artists from Santander, Fundación Escuela Taller Barichara, Co

2014    Tongues of Light, LA Galería, Bogotá, Co

2014    Between Cities, Museo de Norte de Santander y Ciudad de Cúcuta, Cúcuta, Co

2014    Between Cities, Cámara de Comercio, Bucaramanga, Co.

2013    Meet you Downtown, Sala Macaregua, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Co

2012    Hands-on Hours, Sala Macaregua, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Co

2011    New Pictorial Spaces 5, Galería Leopold Sedar SENGHOR, Alliance Francaise, Bucaramanga, Co

2006    More ART  Less LAND MINES, Galería La Balsa, Bogotá, Co

2005    Young Art 2005*, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogotá, Co

2005    Zucaina, Galería Valenzuela & Klenner, Bogotá, Co

2005    11th Fine Arts Undergraduate Exhibition, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Co

2004    39th National Salon of Artists, Museo de artes de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Co

2004    Elsewhere, VAV Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, CA

2003    10th Regional Salon of Artists*, Centro Cultural del Oriente, Bucaramanga, Co

2002    Photoweek, Centro cultural Andres Bello, Bogotá, Co

 

SYMPOSIUMS

Living Organisms for Living Spaces: Shifting the Function of the Material.Textile Society of America’s 16thBiennial Symposium.The Social Fabric: Deep Local to Pan Global, Vancouver. September 19-23, 2018

WRITING

Visual Artist according to their public: An analysis of visual arts in Bucaramanga from the viewer’s perspective. Revista Calle 14, Vol. 8, Número 12, January- April de 2014. http://issuu.com/revistacallecatorceinvestigacion/docs/articulo_

Materials, Disappointments and Misbehaviors, Curatorial text, August 2017. https://altervoxmedia.com/2017/08/18/materiales-decepciones-y-malos-comportamientos/

 CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017      Materials, Disappointments and Misbehaviors*, Sala Macaregua, Universidad Industrial de Santander Bucaramanga, Co.

PRESS

Cámara de Comercio de Bucaramanga. Nuevos Talentos 10 años –  New Talents 10 years.  Book. Bucaramanga. December, 2015.

ARDILA, María Elvira. Arte Jóven 2005Colombian Young Art 2005, in:  El Tiempo Newspaper, Bogota. November 19th, 2005.  Arte Joven Colombiano

LAMUS, María Lucia. El salón según cuatro artistas jóvenesThe Salon According to Four Young Artists, in: Fucsia Magazine # 53, Bogota. October, 2004.

Los Nuevos del Salón – The New Ones in the Salon, in: Cambio Magazine # 578, Bogota. July 26th, 2004.

MARTÍNEZ, Serafín. Bienvenidos al Cuento de Hadas Welcome to the Fairy Tale, in: Cátedra Libre Newspaper, Bucaramanga. February, 2004. Bienvenidos al cuento de hadas

 

 

 

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